Definition of record holder
: the person or thing that has achieved something no other person or thing has achieved : a person or thing that holds a record He is the marathon world record holder. They're developing an airplane that is expected to be faster than the current record holder.
Word by Word Definitions
: to set down in writing : furnish written evidence of
: to deposit an authentic official copy of
: to state for or as if for the record
: of, relating to, or being one that is extraordinary among or surpasses others of its kind
: a function of an electronic device that causes it to record
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